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Crag House

A Grade II Listed Building in Adel and Wharfedale, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8673 / 53°52'2"N

Longitude: -1.6279 / 1°37'40"W

OS Eastings: 424565

OS Northings: 441294

OS Grid: SE245412

Mapcode National: GBR KR2Q.CF

Mapcode Global: WHC94.Y2Z3

Entry Name: Crag House

Listing Date: 5 August 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1256050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 465309

Location: Leeds, LS16

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Adel and Wharfedale

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Cookridge Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


714-1/1/638 (West side (off))
05/08/76 Crag House


Farmhouse. C17 origins, roof raised mid C19, altered C20.
Coursed squared gritstone, roof of concrete tiles.
2 storeys, 4 bays with a ruined 2-bay range to right. 3-light
original windows on ground-floor front, 5-, 6- (with king
mullion) and 2-light mullions, continuous dripmould stepped
over doorway which has a chamfered surround and flattened
Tudor arch, hoodmould over. First floor: former 2-light
windows, mullions removed, bays 2 and 4; stonework clearly
shows change in eaves height and added large square windows to
bays 1 and 3. End stacks.
Rear: the ground-floor walling is laid to irregular courses,
the hammer-dressed later stonework above is more regular.
Ground floor, left: 2 slit vents have been inserted into a
window opening; square windows with C20 frames throughout.
Left return: a large stepped external stack, house entrance
under later porch to left. Right return: clear line of the
roof pitch of the ruined range on gable.
Ruined range to right has remnants of a timber-framed front
wall encased in stone; central doorway with deep chamfer and
4-centred arch, large inserted window right, small square
recessed chamfered window to left and far right, the walling
far right stands over a well. The wall survives to eaves
height and a few stone slates remain; under the eaves are 2
small recessed chamfered windows. On the inner face of this
wall are 2 wall posts and wall plate with one brace.
INTERIOR: ceilings have been raised in the front rooms,
fireplaces rebuilt; kitchen rear left has rebuilt remains of a
smoking chamber; the rear wall reputed to retain timber posts,
perhaps of an early outshut.

Listing NGR: SE2426037559

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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